gtkterm - Man Page

A simple GTK+ serial port terminal


gtkterm [ options ]


gtkterm is a simple GTK+ terminal used to communicate with the serial port.


gtkterm accepts the following options:

-h,  --help
Help screen.
-c,  --config <configuration>

Load configuration (default is "default").

-p,  --port <device>

Serial port device (default /dev/ttyS0).

-s,  --speed <speed>

Serial port speed (default 9600).

-b,  --bits <bits>

Number of bits (default 8).

-t,  --stopbits <stopbits>

Number of stopbits (default 1).

-a,  --parity <odd | even>

Partity (default none).

-w,  --flow <Xon | CTS>

Flow control (default none).

-d,  --delay <ms>

End of line delay in ms (default none).

-r,  --char <char>

Wait for a special char at end of line (default none).

-f,  --file <filename>

Default file to send (default none).

-e,  --echo

Set local echo.


gtkterm was written by Julien Schmitt. Maintained at By Zach Davis

This manual page was written by Sebastien Bacher <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).


August 26, 2010